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Importance of 27th July in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 27th July special in the world history.


देश और दुनिया के इतिहास के पन्‍नों में 27 जुलाई कई कारणों से महत्वपूर्ण है, उनमें से ये सभी प्रमुख हैं:-
  • 1789 में पहली फेडरल एजेंसी द डिपार्टमेंट ऑफ फॉरेन अफेयर्स की स्‍थापना हुई थी।
  • 1969 में दक्षिण अफ्रीका के पूर्व टेस्‍ट क्रिकेटर और अब तक के सबसे धमाकेदार फील्‍डर जॉन्‍टी रोड्स का जन्‍म हुआ था।
  • 1992 में आज ही के दिन अभिनेता अमजद खान का निधन हुआ था।
  • 1996 में ओलंपिक खेल अमरीका के जॉर्जिया राज्य के अटलांटा शहर में आयोजित किए गए। देर रात, अटलांटा के सेनटेनीयल ओलंपिक पार्क में दिन के खेल खत्म होने के बाद एक रंगारंग कार्यक्रम के दौरान ही बम धमाका हुआ। 
  • 2003 में अमरीका के बहुचर्चित हास्य कलाकार बॉब होप का 27 जुलाई को निधन हो गया। वे 100 साल के थे। वे कुछ दिन से निमोनिया से पीड़ित थे।

1998
Bell Atlantic and GTE announced a $52 billion merger, creating Verizon Communications.
United States
1984
Death of James Mason, British stage and screen actor
Great Britain
1958
Death of Claire Lee Chennault, American Air Force general who commanded the ‘Flying Tigers’ during World War II.
United States
1949
First successful test flight of the de Havilland Comet, the first commercial passenger jet to go into production
Great Britain
1946
Death of Gertrude Stein, American writer.
United States
1940
Birth of Bugs Bunny in the film "A Wild Hare".
United States
1908
Birth of Joseph Mitchell, American writer .
United States
1870
Birth of Hilaire Belloc, English writer. When I am dead, I hope it may be said: 'His sins were scarlet, but his books were read.'
Great Britain
1866
First transatlantic telegraph cable completed. It stretched from Heart's Content, Newfoundland to Valentia Island, Ireland.
Great Britain
1865
150 Welsh settlers arrive in Chebut Province, Argentina after a two month journey from Liverpool aboard the Mimosa. The Welsh culture is still a feature of the area.
Argentina
1859
Birth of Ernest Rhys, British writer, founder of Everymans Library, a series of inexpensive editions of world classics that eventually reached 1,000 titles
Great Britain
1794
Arrest of Robespierre an architect of the Reign of Terror which led to the execution of more than 17,000 people during the French Revolution.
1768
Birth of Charlotte Corday who murdered Jean-Paul Marat
France
1759
Death of Pierre Louis Maupertuis, French mathematician, biologist, and astronomer who helped popularise Newtonian mechanics and invented the principle of least action
France
1740
Birth of Jeanne Baré, the first woman to circumnavigate the globe having disguised herself as a man to accompany her lover Philibert Commerson on the Bougainville expedition.
France
1694
Bank of England founded by William Paterson (a Scot)
Great Britain
1689
Battle of Killiecrankie in Scotland – Jacobites defeated Government troops but at high cost
Great Britain
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